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Stade Felix-Bollaert opened in 1932 and has a decidedly 'English' feel to it. It seats 41,275.

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Facts and Figures

Lens is known for battles — according to the French Embassy, every invader to attempt to conquer France has passed through Lens.

 World Cup Venue: Stade Felix Bollaert stadium holds more than 41,275 — about 5,000 more than Lens's population.

 Cup-Related Oddity: Tiny Lens set up a tourist office downtown for World Cup visitors.


Complete First-Round Schedule

Date, Time (EDT) Opponents TV
June 12, 11:30 a.m. Saudi Arabia vs. DenmarkESPN2
June 14, 3 p.m Jamaica vs. Croatia ABC
June 21, 8:30 a.m. Germany vs. Yugoslavia ESPN
June 24, 3 p.m. Spain vs. Bulgaria ESPN
June 26, 3 p.m. Colombia vs. England ESPN
June 28, 10:30 a.m. Second Round (C winner vs. D second place) ABC

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